Ubuntu usage in company

Shahar Dag dag at cs.technion.ac.il
Thu Jan 21 09:53:23 UTC 2010

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Donatas
> To: clanlaw at googlemail.com ; Ubuntu user technical support,not for general 
> discussions
> Sent: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 5:57 PM
> Subject: Re: Ubuntu usage in company
> Well i'll try to explain.
> I mean i don't need to have all users profiles like in Windows DC/AD.
> I just need to look all user profiles the same (it includes desktop 
> background, theme settings, login screen, the "look" of openoffice 
> (buttons, bars etc), bottom bar, top bar and so > on. Users will work on 
> their own box'es and won't migrate.
> My idea is to copy profile settings (i assume it is the folders in home 
> dir with the dot in front like .openoffice .xmms .firefox)
> Donatas
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2010/1/20 Donatas <fetdonatas at gmail.com>:
> > Hello everyone.
> >
> > My company is assuming to work on Ubuntu Linux for all times. But we 
> > have
> > one requirement or specification we have to solve.
> > Is there a way to configure User profiles to be like one (i mean in each
> > linux box every user profile will be the same: OpenOffice look, 
> > settings,
> > icon sizes, themes, locale settings, printers etc)
> >

Hello Dotan

If you are going to use some kind of centralized accounting (+ home 
directory), then when you open an account you can initialize it's home 
directory with files that give it the setup you want (create a user, config 
it, and copy the . files to all the accounts)
If you are working localy only, clone your stations to get initial 


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